Atlanta United’s backline featured two new starters in Shaun Larentowicz, ordinarily a defensive midfielder but who began at centerback instead of Pirez, and MCann.
Orlando City grabbed single- lead within the tenth minute on the headed goal by Dwyer, his first for that Lions since being acquired inside a trade from Sporting KC earlier within the summer time.
“It may be the story in pro sports,” MLS Commissioner Don Garber stated at halftime. “I’m proud to state that.
It did miss centerback Leandro Gonzalez Pirez, a person who’s good in mid-air but who had been made to miss the sport after due to yellow card accumulation.
Martinez equalized having a volley off a mix from Hector Villalba in within the 69th minute.
Atlanta U . s . tied the sport 2-2 on the header by Martinez within the 55th minute off an assist by Chris McCann, who’s for that hurt Greg Garza.
Atlanta U . s . started to improve its pressure, two times striking the posts with shots within the first half.
The club announced that 70,425 tickets were offered for that game, smashing the league’s previous single-game record of 69,255 occur 1996 in the Rose Bowl inside a game between your L.A. Universe and N.Y./N.J. MetroStars.
“It’s showing that it is defying everybody’s expectations in regards to what soccer could be within this market.”